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Aug 11, 14, 12:06 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,595
Posted By jzumrick


A conference of 4400 is nothing by Vegas standards. They don't even notice. Now with 35,000 you are talking and you might notice that. Sometimes there are several conferences that account for 70,000...
Feb 28, 14, 2:57 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,716
Posted By jzumrick

Next year

I think instead the drop will occur next year. That is when the new dollar spending will have it effect.
Feb 21, 14, 9:24 pm
Replies: 259
Views: 26,712
Posted By jzumrick

Daytona 500

Daytona 500 on Sunday. Anything can happen.
Feb 19, 14, 6:39 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,512
Posted By jzumrick

Nested tickets

Seems to me the best approach would be to describe what you are doing even quoting the pricing and then send the question to Delta. If you get an OK then keep the reply as proof.
Jan 12, 14, 4:55 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 7,011
Posted By jzumrick

Prices UP

The announcement of higher prices reads, because the Clubs are becoming overcrowded we have to increase the fee's for your comfort. What can you expect when there is no competition.
Dec 20, 13, 8:55 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,864
Posted By jzumrick

Short Upgrade list

Just this past Wednesday there were several unoccupied seats in first LAS/ATL.

Then I have also seen three full pages of upgrade names on the monitors.
Dec 20, 13, 2:09 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 5,404
Posted By jzumrick


In the past the usual guidelines used to compensate VDB was $200 for 2 to 4 hours and $400 for over 4 hours. Considering this is greater than 12 hours and Christmas, $600 should be the minimum.
Dec 19, 13, 3:23 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 10,268
Posted By jzumrick

Recent Mess up in Atlanta

What a disaster!!!! When something goes bad expect it to blossom into an even bigger disaster.

On my last flight LAS-ATL, there was a medical problem on board. It was elected to proceed to ATL...
Dec 4, 13, 10:26 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,957
Posted By jzumrick

Checking in at Gate

I've checking in at the gate several times on same day mileage runs to LAS. Given all the other options that have been presented, the only problem is if your incoming flight from MSP is on time.
Dec 3, 13, 3:16 pm
Replies: 253
Views: 31,323
Posted By jzumrick

Gaming the System

Perhaps he was gaming the system. A former airline Gate Agent told me about some people who playing the bumping rules for their benefit. He described an attorney who bought first class refundable...
Nov 25, 13, 7:44 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 6,932
Posted By jzumrick

Ahh the fun starts tomorrow

Postings on this forum have become too routine. Its been a long time since major storms have created major travel problems at airports. I have been caught in some nasty ones. However, I am home the...
Aug 10, 13, 7:41 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 962
Posted By jzumrick

Tarmack delay.

Was it sitting on the tarmac for an hour waiting for a gate. Once had over 30 minute sit causing me to miss the last flight of the day. Had to wait overnight.
Jul 28, 13, 3:32 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 6,271
Posted By jzumrick

Prices Fluctuate.

Yep, mid week two weeks ago JAX/LAS roundtrip could be had for $267. Come Thursday they were $515 for the same flights. Then last week midweek they were back to $267 and now are $415 all for the same...
Jul 27, 13, 2:50 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 18,149
Posted By jzumrick

NYC Gun Transport

Following Delta policy exactly does not guarantee you will not be arrested in NYC and charged with a felony which they usually downgrade to a misdemeanor with a high fine ($thousands) and gun...
Jul 24, 13, 10:47 am
Replies: 42
Views: 4,262
Posted By jzumrick


This year looking for a mileage run I found that I could buy a round trip to BNA from JAX and a round trip from BNA to LAS cheaper than a simple round trip JAX to LAS. I also found that instead of...
Jul 14, 13, 9:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By jzumrick

Delta Charter runs off Runway

Local news in JAX reported last night that a Delta charter from Guantonamo Bay ran off the runway while landing at Naval Air Station JAX. All 167 passengers landed safely and a lot were transformed...
Jul 13, 13, 9:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,798
Posted By jzumrick

Delta Flight runs of runway

A Delta 737 charter from Guantanamo Bay to Norfolk with a stop at Naval Air Station Jacksonville is reported by local news to have run off the runway at the Naval Air Station. No injuries and all...
May 17, 13, 9:49 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,468
Posted By jzumrick

Air Traffic Control

Maybe air traffic control is just more efficient.
Mar 10, 13, 9:54 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,743
Posted By jzumrick

I hate the Delta Site, but there is one thing in...

I hate the Delta Site, but there is one thing in their defense. When US Air combined with SouthWest there was a mess in scheduling on the fateful day. Same for United with Continental. But no so...
Feb 15, 13, 10:42 am
Replies: 355
Views: 46,976
Posted By jzumrick

This may be the best yet

I think I have experience all the major problems posted in the past. Recently the app did not download my boarding passes when I checked in or other times prior to the flight.

However when I...
Feb 5, 13, 11:05 am
Replies: 468
Views: 66,771
Posted By jzumrick

Giving Upgrades

When I was a kid in the early 50's there were a lot of soldiers who hitch hiked to get home for leave. My father never failed to stop and give them a ride if he could. That was a common practice to...
Feb 5, 13, 10:59 am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,688
Posted By jzumrick

Need more information

Was the diamond OP upgraded? Single segment upgrades are sometimes offered at the gate. Passenger interested can register at the gate but don't get upgrades until after all elites have been...
Jan 4, 13, 7:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By jzumrick

First Class Gambit

This was discussed some time ago. At that time it was stated that the voucher portion would be refunded as a new voucher with a new expiration date.
Nov 23, 12, 7:22 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By jzumrick


Its easy to reverse two letters and get Detriot.
Oct 1, 12, 1:59 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 7,707
Posted By jzumrick

Flight Attendant Woes

Flight attendants have work cycles. They may work flights more or less continuously for 4 to 5 days, never once returning home especially if the don't live in the city that their first flight...
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